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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Choosing a Builder

    Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in:
    • Build
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    The quality of a new home is largely determined by the skill of the building professional who constructs it. Shop for a builder as carefully as you shop for the features of your home.
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  • Mortgage Basics

    Posted on Aug 25, 2016 in:
    • Buy
    • Homeowners
    For many people, the mortgage/financial transaction is the most difficult part of the process, whether they're buying, selling, or both.
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  • Homebuyers Dictionary

    Posted on Aug 18, 2016 in:
    • Buy
    • Homeowners
    ARM? GPM? PITI? You'd have to be a cryptologist to figure out some of the terms buyers encounter during the homebuying process. With this glossary of homebuying terms at your side, you can rest easy that your new home won't get lost in translation.
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  • Eliminating Home Warranty Worries

    Posted on Aug 11, 2016 in:
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    • Buy
    Many consumers would not consider buying a new car or even a major appliance without a manufacturer's warranty. In the same way, more and more homeowners choose an extended warranty to provide additional coverage and the added security it provides for some of the higher-ticket items in a home.
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  • Construction Contracts

    Posted on Aug 4, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    Before proceeding with your new home or remodeling project, you will need to sign a contract with your contractor. The purpose of the contract is to carefully identify the scope of work and the terms and conditions of construction. You also need to anticipate problems that can arise.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer